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Table 1 Properties of genomic islands.

From: Evolutionary forces shaping genomic islands of population differentiation in humans

  High-differentiation islands (HDIs) Low-differentiation islands
(LDIs)
  Mean Min-max Mean Min-max
No. of islands 625   197  
Length (bp) 465,756 11,037 - 15,210,531 368,902 25,709 - 2,021,127
No. of SNPs 73.61 4 - 322 90.76 10 - 430
No. of genes 5.35 0 - 92 3.45 0 - 37
Mean Recombination rate 1.04 0.00 - 6.31 1.31 0.04 - 7.48
Mean FST 0.23 0.17 - 0.43 0.09 0.06 - 0.14
Mean heterozygosity 0.23 0.09 - 0.33 0.31 0.18 - 0.42
Mean z-value 0.88 0.32 - 2.63 -0.77 -1.41 - -0.32
  1. Properties of islands with significant levels of population differentiation as detected by the HMM approach